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Burros Coming to Chicago’s O’Hare Airport to Mow the Lawn

Chicago's O'Hare International Airport on Tuesday presented its latest ecological initiative: a flock of goats, sheep, llamas and burros that will graze on 5,000 square meters (1.23 acres) of airport ground, far from the runways, to control the vegetation there in a cheap and sustainable way. continue reading »

Double Murder-Suicide Leaves Mother, Daughter Dead & Chicago’s Latino Community Grieving

Chicago’s close-knit Latino community in Little Village is grieving a double murder-suicide that left a mother and her five-year-old daughter dead and the trigger man in critical condition. continue reading »

Chicago Priest to be Deported to Native Bolivia after Serving Sex Abuse Sentence

Father Alejandro Flores is being deported to his native Bolivia after finishing a portion of his four-year sentence for sexually abusing an 8-year-old boy. continue reading »

Guilty: Teen Posted Video of Beating Death of Mexican Father of 12 in Chicago

A 19-year-old Chicago man who recorded on video the attack and robbery that led to the death of a Mexican immigrant was found guilty of murder and robbery on Monday by a judge in Cook County. continue reading »

Chicago’s New Mexican Consul General Once Worked as Landscaper and Was Deported

Mexico's new consul general in Chicago said Monday that U.S. immigration reform is possible as a result of the new vision imposed by globalization, but he warned that, as in any negotiation, "nobody's going to win everything." continue reading »

Latino Blotter: Man Caught Having Sex With Dog Inside Chicago Animal Pound

Chicago resident, Gerardo Perez, has been charged with having sex with a pit bull that was being held at the city’s animal pound. continue reading »

Chicago Detectives Invited to Join Boston Manhunt for Marathon Bombing Suspect

The Chicago Police Department has just announced they have been invited to join the investigation into the bombing at the Boston Marathon. continue reading »

Chicago Local Theatrical Treasure ‘Halcyon’ to Honor Henry Godinez in Its ‘Night of Flight’

Chicago’s local theatrical treasure, Halcyon, is planning on honoring Henry Godinez at its ‘Night of Flight’ celebration. continue reading »

Illinois Woman Arrested for Selling Fraudulent Identity Documents

A woman was arrested Wednesday on charges she allegedly sold fraudulent identity documents to illegal aliens. These charges resulted from an investigation conducted by U.S. Immigration and Custom continue reading »

Mexican Man Brings Fresh Juice Concept to Chicago Commuters

The Mexican Jose Torres arrived in the United States undocumented and unable to speak English, but after 15 years he is an outstanding student, works in the Chicago Archdiocese and is getting ready to open a second store for selling juices and natural foods in another of the city's train stations. continue reading »

Chicago Police Seize Over 400 Guns in First Three Weeks of the Year

Today, Chicago Police announced nearly 450 deadly firearms have been taken off the streets to date. continue reading »

City of Chicago To Offer Christmas Tree Recycling At 23 Citywide Locations, January 5-18, 2013

Seasonal program provides residents with an environmentally-friendly tree disposal option - The Chicago Department of Streets and Sanitation (DSS), in partnership with the Chicago Park District continue reading »

Chicago Will Host US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce National Conventionz

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC), the country’s largest Hispanic business organization, today announced that Chicago will be the host continue reading »

Theater And Dance Take Center Stage

Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events Provides Companies with More Opportunities to Perform - The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel Unveils First-Ever Chicago New Americans Plan

New Plan, Developed over Months of Community Conversations, Outlines 27 Distinct Initiatives That Can Create Thousands of Jobs and Boost the Ability of Chicago’s 560,000 Foreign-Born Residents to Fully Contribute to the City’s Growth continue reading »

“Brown in the Windy City” Tells of How Mexicans, Puerto Ricans Came to be in Chicago

A new book published by the University of Chicago deals with the issue of immigration and integration of Mexicans and Puerto Ricans after World War II in this city. "Brown In The Windy City: Mexicans and Puerto Ricans in Postwar Chicago" continue reading »

Chicago’s Mezcalina Restaurant Named One of 23 “Authentic Mexican Restaurants” by MX Gov’t

Mezcalina Restaurant in Chicago was officially awarded by Mexican government as one of 23 “Authentic Mexican Restaurants” - In addition, its Master Chef Dudley Nieto was awarded for his contributions to promoting authentic Mexican gastronomy continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel, Congressman Gutierrez Host Citizenship Ceremony At City Hall

50 Residents from 26 Countries Became U.S. Citizens during the Second Naturalization Ceremony in City Council Chambers - Mayor Rahm Emanuel today hosted a Citizenship swearing-in ceremo continue reading »

Mayor Emanuel Announces Significant Progress In Crime-Fighting Strategy Targeting Problem Businesses

Multi-department, coordinated effort launched in Spring of 2012 has led to 34 business closures, hundreds of demolitions and new investigations - Today, Mayor Rahm Emanuel provided an update on the progress being achieved through the admin continue reading »

Metro Chicago Latino Parent Leadership Program to Train 1,000 by End of its Third Year

“Abriendo Puertas” (“Opening Doors”) Trains Latino Parents to be Child’s First Teacher - Having trained more than 500 local Latino parents since 2010, the Metro Chicago Abrien continue reading »